Once again, thanks to the persuasive powers of curator extraordinaire June Rubis, we have artist Ashaari Rahmat joining us for Why Malaysia week. He shares with us his own picture into ‘why Malaysia’.
Because I made a conscious decision—to stay, to love this land, to embrace it’s people. For example, some people are born into certain religions, but that means little unless they make a conscious decision to embody the ideas of that religion; otherwise they convert (openly or secretly). People who go away/leave—it’s because they choose to (whether they admit it or not; many people like to blame “circumstances”).